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French Steam: Mountains
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Photo ID: 285872

With the train "Le Vapeur Swiss Express" the large mountain 241 P 17 is on the last leg from Basel to Mulhouse. The four cylinder 4-8-2 with about 4000 HP and 120 km p.h. max. speed was built by S... (more)

Railroad: Chemins de Fer du Creusot
Locomotive: 241 P 17
Location: Basel, Switzerland
Locomotive #: 241 P 17
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 31, 2009


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By: Georg Trüb

Added: Jun 01, 2009

Views: 4,651
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Photo ID: 285870

The two large and powerfull 4-8-2 are passing the hamlet Nierlet-le-Toit on the line Lausanne-Fribourg. Three children are admiring the unique doubletraction of 241 A 65 and 241 P 17 with the char... (more)

Railroad: Untitled
Locomotive: 241 A 65
Location: Neyruz, Switzerland
Locomotive #: 241 A 65
Train ID: 33035
Photo Date: May 31, 2009


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By: Georg Trüb

Added: Jun 01, 2009

Views: 3,643
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Photo ID: 285780

Another heavy ramp with 1.3 % from Brugg VL (jointline) up to the Bözberg tunnel which the steamtrain with 241 A 65 and 241 P 17 had to conquer. The train has just passed the 185 metre long Villna... (more)

Railroad: Untitled
Locomotive: 241 A 65
Location: Brugg (AG), Switzerland
Locomotive #: 241 A 65
Train ID: 33051
Photo Date: May 31, 2009


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By: Georg Trüb

Added: May 31, 2009

Views: 3,890
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Photo ID: 285773

Two large ex French Railways (SNCF) 4-8-2 locomotives with the long special "Vapeur Swiss Express" on the 1.8 % (max 2.1 %) ramp from Lausanne on the Lake Geneva up to Puidoux-Chèxbres. First is 2... (more)

Railroad: Untitled
Locomotive: 241 A 65
Location: Grandvaux, Switzerland
Locomotive #: 241 A 65
Train ID: 33035
Photo Date: May 31, 2009


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By: Georg Trüb

Added: May 31, 2009

Views: 4,238
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Photo ID: 278621

When entering Winterthur station, steamlocomotive 241 A 65 with her charter train is meeting a departing doubledeck commuter trainset "DPZ" of the Zürich S-Bahn-system, going as "S 16" to Herrlibe... (more)

Railroad: Untitled
Locomotive: 241 A 65
Location: Winterthur, Switzerland
Locomotive #: 241 A 65
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 04, 2009


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By: Georg Trüb

Added: Apr 04, 2009

Views: 3,396
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Photo ID: 278619

Europe's largest handfired operational steamlocomotive, the ex French Railways 241 A 65 made a round trip through eastern part of Switzerland today. The beautiful 4-8-2 is leaving the station of E... (more)

Railroad: Untitled
Locomotive: 241 A 65
Location: Elgg, Switzerland
Locomotive #: 241 A 65
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 04, 2009


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By: Georg Trüb

Added: Apr 04, 2009

Views: 3,322
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Photo ID: 250554

Association "241A65" moved with her large 4-8-2 steamlocomotive and all material from the previous base in Burgdorf to the new domicile in Full (Argovie), on the single track freight only line Ko... (more)

Railroad: Untitled
Locomotive: 241 A 65
Location: Turgi, Switzerland
Locomotive #: 241 A 65
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 06, 2008


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By: Georg Trüb

Added: Sep 11, 2008

Views: 4,873
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Photo ID: 240342

The saveguarded steam locomotive 241P 17 drive a passengers train from Dijon (Burgundy) to Lons le Saunier (Jura). It pass through a little vine country. The elevated village at the rear is Châtea... (more)

Railroad: Chemins de Fer du Creusot
Locomotive: 241 P
Location: Lons le Saunier, France
Locomotive #: 241P 17
Train ID: 21943
Photo Date: June 21, 2008


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By: Olivier Julian

Added: Jun 23, 2008

Views: 3,406
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Photo ID: 226669

The french 241 A 65, now based in Burgdorf/Switzerland, made a round journey for training the crew. This 4-cylinder-compound "Mountain" (system De Glehn) isn't easy to drive for the engineer. The ... (more)

Railroad: Untitled
Locomotive: 241 A 65
Location: Biel, Switzerland
Locomotive #: 241 A 65
Train ID: 35049
Photo Date: March 08, 2008


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By: Georg Trüb

Added: Mar 09, 2008

Views: 6,565
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Photo ID: 226131

European steam locomotives are in general much lighter than american, axleload is only about 2/3. This french 4-cylinder-compound "Mountain" has an extremly elegant running gear. The 1931 built 24... (more)

Railroad: Untitled
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-2
Location: Biel, Switzerland
Locomotive #: 241 A 65
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 23, 2004


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By: Georg Trüb

Added: Mar 05, 2008

Views: 4,039
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Photo ID: 222776

Most powerfull steamlocomotive of Europe (in working order) speeding up the charter from Basel to Sarrebourg (Alsace/France). Built 1950 by Schneider at Le Creusot, this mountain class run till 19... (more)

Railroad: Chemins de Fer du Creusot
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-2
Location: Basel, Switzerland
Locomotive #: 241 P 17
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 13, 2007


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By: Georg Trüb

Added: Feb 12, 2008

Views: 3,878
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Photo ID: 203065

In 1966 we thought the mighty 241Ps had finished on the Paris-Basle trains but when our train arrived at Chaumont the diesel was taken off and a 241P backed down and seconds later 241P34 came bowl... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: 241P 4-8-2
Location: Chaumont, France
Locomotive #: 241P34
Train ID: 42
Photo Date: June 13, 1966


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By: Brian Stephenson

Added: Sep 24, 2007

Views: 5,721
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Photo ID: 202830

Four-cylinder compound 4-8-2 No 241P10 has just taken over the 'Thermal Express' from electric loco No BB 9286 that had brought this first class only rapide from Paris Austerlitz. The steam loco w... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: 241P 4-8-2
Location: Vierzon, France
Locomotive #: 241P10
Train ID: 1103
Photo Date: June 09, 1967


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By: Brian Stephenson

Added: Sep 23, 2007

Views: 7,212
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Favorited: 8
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Photo ID: 202263

For those who asked to see more French steam, particularly the four-cylinder compound 241P 4-8-2s. Here No 241P10 accelerates away from St-Germain des Fosses past a fine set of signals and 'crocod... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: 241P 4-8-2
Location: St-Germain des Fosses, France
Locomotive #: 241P10
Train ID: 1110
Photo Date: June 07, 1967


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By: Brian Stephenson

Added: Sep 19, 2007

Views: 6,399
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Photo ID: 202118

SNCF four-cylinder compound 4-8-2 No 241P34 departs from Belfort with the 15.40 Basle to Paris Est train. By the end of that year these magnificent engines had been replaced by diesels on this rou... (more)

Railroad: SNCF
Locomotive: 241P 4-8-2
Location: Belfort, France
Locomotive #: 241P34
Train ID: 44
Photo Date: June 14, 1966


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By: Brian Stephenson

Added: Sep 18, 2007

Views: 7,905
Comments: 0

Favorited: 10

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